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bespread

[bih-spred] /bɪˈsprɛd/
verb (used with object), bespread, bespreading.
1.
to spread over (a surface); cover (usually followed by with):
a table bespread with fine linens.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English bespreden. See be-, spread
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bespread

/bɪˈsprɛd/
verb -spreads, -spreading, -spread
1.
(transitive) to cover (a surface) with something
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bespread

v.

c.1200, from be- + spread (v.).

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